Error could not bind to port 43. Is another irrd running?

Randy Bush randy at
Sat Aug 16 19:48:39 UTC 2014

> ${daemon}_user and ${daemon}_group are defined in /etc/rc.subr to use su to
> change the UID.  If you use your config with irrd, then it will execute
> something like:
> su -m irrd -c 'sh -c "/usr/local/sbin/irrd"'

actually, it was doing something like "irrd -u" which was when i tweaked
to the issue.

> What you probably want to do is have the following in /etc/rc.conf:
> irrd_enable=YES
> irrd_flags="-l irrd -g staff"
> This will run irrd as root, but will cause it to drop privs to irrd:staff
> after bind().

will try next reboot.  thanks.


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